New Study Looks at Cannabis Users’ Pain Tolerance

A study by University of British Columbia Okanagan campus shows that regular cannabis use, unlike opiate use, does not make pain sensitivity worse, the way opiates do.  Due to the alarming opiate crisis in the country, coupled with an increased interest in medical cannabis, there has been an uptick in…

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Gateway Drug Bombshell – Cannabis Could Reduce Brain Damage in Crystal Meth Users

Could Cannabis Reduce Brain Damage in Meth Users? Even though there is no clear consensus that cannabis and meth should be used together, there is a silver lining around the cloud. Some studies show that the adult brain could be protected by marijuana, but not the same could be said…

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You Can’t Knock Me Out! Cannabis Users Need Twice the Anesthesia To Go Under Before Surgery

Cannabis Users Now Require Twice the Anesthesia To Get Knocked Out If You’re A Cannabis User And Have Upcoming Surgery, Read This There’s a lot of heated debate regarding the impact of cannabis on people who are undergoing surgery. This area is one of the least studies in the medical…

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Cannabis Users are Less Likely To Gain Weight Says New Study

Study Confirms That Cannabis Users Less Likely To Gain Weight One of the most outdated yet popular stereotype of cannabis users is that of the couch potato: fat, lazy, and constantly eating. However, science has proven us wrong. There are dozens of studies that continually emerge with the evidence…

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1 in 7 Canadian pot users drove high in the past 3 months

By Amanda Coletta, Special To The Washington Post TORONTO – With two months to go before recreational cannabis is legalized in Canada on Oct. 17, new data from the country’s national statistics agency is stoking fears about drugged driving and raising questions about the ability of law enforcement officials to…

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Cannabis Users Have Reduced Risk For Metabolic Syndrome

Cannabis Users Have Reduced Risk For Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, refers to a group of metabolic risk factors that are present in a single person. Metabolic risk factors are hypertension/high blood pressure, insulin resistance, increased risk for blood clotting, and cholesterol abnormalities. Metabolic syndrome usually…

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Colorado is asking marijuana users why they drive high

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 2:03 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 2:05 pm By Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post As it continues to combat stoned driving in Colorado, the state transportation department is hoping to have an online conversation with the public about their opinions toward marijuana, alcohol and driving.…

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